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Owner of Enzo’s Discusses Being a Female Restaurant Owner

Di Rende took over ownership of Enzo's three years ago after the passing of her husband. (Courtesy of the Belmont Business Improvement District)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

March 11, 2020

The red and gold storefront of Enzo’s Restaurant has graced Arthur Avenue for the last 15 years. Behind the classy but cozy atmosphere and fresh Italian cuisine is a tight-knit family headed by Maria Di Rende, the owner of Enzo’s.

Sophomore Researches Soil Composition of Trees

For Bhutada, pictured above, working in the lab equips him with practical skills he will need as he pursues a career as a doctor. (Courtesy of Arnav Bhutada)

Carmen Collins, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

Arnav Bhutada, FCRH ’22, is researching the soil compositions of different types of trees and how the trees interact with their microbiota in the soil.

Administration Discusses Coronavirus Procedures at USG Meeting

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Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

Members of USG tried to dispell misinformation about the effect the corona virus will have on campus.

Fordham Suspends Face-to-Face Classes Following NY State of Emergency

Fordham Suspends Face-to-Face Classes Following NY State of Emergency

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

March 9, 2020

Classes on all Fordham University New York-area campuses have been suspended effective 1 p.m. today, March 9, until Tuesday, March 10, according to an email from Father Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university.

College Political Groups Discuss Super Tuesday

14 states held their primaries on Tuesday March 4.

Helen Stevenson, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2020

College Democrats and Republicans commented on the remaining primary candidates and Super Tuesday results.

Budget Commitee Implements New Procedures

The changes to the budget committee's procedures are intended to reward clubs for using their money efficiently, as well as meet the needs of Fordham's clubs. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

March 4, 2020

The budget committee has been considering making changes to its procedures for over a year now and plans to announce major changes this semester.

‘Being Black at Fordham’ Panel Facilitates Discussion Among Students and Faculty

Black students represent less than five percent of Fordham's udergraduate population. (Cameron DeChalus/The Fordham Ram)

Sarah Huffman, News Editor

March 4, 2020

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Fordham, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs presented the annual Being Black at Fordham Panel on Friday Feb. 21.

Fordham Senior Studies Protein Interactions

Rachel Molina, who is working on this project alone,  said she initially struggled but gradually got used to the work. (Courtesy of Rachel Molina)

Alex Parker, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2020

Rachel Molina, FCRH ’20, prefers to spend her time focusing on the small things. She works in a lab on campus under Qize Wei, Ph.D. analyzing protein interactions in cells.

The Curran Center for American Catholic Studies Presents Lecture

Robert Orsi presented a lecture on the effects of sexual dynamics present in modern Catholicism since the 1600s. (Hasna Ceran/The Fordham Ram)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2020

The Curran Center for American Catholic Studies hosted a lecture on the sexual dynamics of modern Catholicism presented by Robert Orsi of Northwestern University.

USG Discusses Commuter Week and Week of Action

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Kristen McNerney, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2020

United Student Government (USG) members made major announcements on upcoming campus events at Senate meetings on Feb. 20 and Feb. 27.

University Re-Implements Access to Feminine Hygiene Products in Women’s Restrooms

Students view the need to provide access to as an issue of women's rights. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Marisa Valentino, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2020

“Currently, on Rose Hill, the McGinley Center restrooms have dispensers,” said Clarke. “Over the summer, additional restrooms will be added in classroom buildings.” Similar machines are also available at the Lincoln Center Campus, Clarke said.

Entrepreneurship Society Hosts 9th Annual TrepCon

Matthew Zachary presented his speech in the topic of working through unexpected roadblocks at the 9th annual TrepCon. (Hasna Ceran/The Fordham Ram)

Hasna Ceran, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2020

“This is kind of what I wish I was told in college, be prepared to fail,” Zachary said. “It’s not so much about perseverance, it’s the circumstances. Your passion is only as good as the opportunity to not compete and find a little space in between. Being able to have been told that would have been really nice.”

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